I first saw pendants made from washers in 2009 in Australia, painted by Aboriginal artists with their traditional dot patterns.  Since then I've seen various takes on this craft.  This is my version.

Paint regular metal washers and string them up into necklaces. What a good idea, especially if you're really good with painting little things! :) I would want to make a string into a bracelet. All new,Craft Ideas,DI

Australia Day. A labelled diagram of the Australian flag is also included. Good for classroom display. Free download.

Australian Flag: Students read information explaining the history and significance of Australia day. A labelled diagram of the Australian flag is also included. Good for classroom display. Free by Becky McPhee

Easy Sydney Harbour Bridge craft for kids made from paper plates and cups. Great idea for learning about Australia and famous Australian icons. ~ Danya Banya

Sydney Harbour Bridge Craft

Australia Craft - Easy Sydney Harbour Bridge craft for kids made from paper plates and cups. Great idea for learning about Australia and famous Australian icons.

Australian Dot Painting: Australia Craft for kids to learn about Aborigine culture as part of an Australia unit study

Kids Craft Ideas: Aboriginal Dot Painting

Australia Craft - Australian Dot Painting: Australia Craft for kids to learn about Aborigine culture as part of an Australia unit study (geography, preschool, homeschool)

emu paper plate craft-fine motor practice with cutting

emu paper plate craft-fine motor practice with cutting UTILISE: Paper plates paper and crepe paper googly eyes pipe cleaners

Simple recipe that teaches you how to make damper bread. This Australia Day get your children involved and use the simple ingredients needed to make damper.

Damper Bread

Simple recipe that teaches you how to make Aussie damper bread. This Australia Day get your children involved and use the simple ingredients needed to make damper. (And it's egg-free.) From Laughing Kids Learn.

Australian National Anthem

for those Australians who grew up singing God Save the Queen and never bothered to learn the words because they wanted Waltzing Matilda as the replacement National Anthem.

Australian Golden Wattle collage art and craft for kids, to learn about Australia's national flower. This would make a great toddler or preschool activity - my 2.5 year old toddler was able to do all the elements herself. ~ Danya Banya

Australian Wattle Craft for Kids

Australian Golden Wattle collage art and craft for kids, to learn about Australia's national flower. This would make a great toddler or preschool activity - my year old toddler was able to do all the elements herself.

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